It’s February and in many places, that means it’s winter. Winter, for many, is a very dark and dreary time. There is a lack of sunlight and the weather is usually a deterrent for leaving the house. This can lead to something called Seasonal Affective Disorder, which is more commonly known as the “winter blues”. Even if you don’t have Seasonal Affective Disorder, it is possibly that you may feel a little more “down in the dumps” during this time. Well, I am here to tell you that you are not alone and that I have some tricks to help get through the rough winter. Don’t worry, the groundhog said an early spring is in our future!
Time for an unplanned blog post! This was definitely last minute and, therefore, may be a little all over the place. The idea was sparked after being at a fitness event last night and having to listen to my own body. Read on!
Snow is not always fun. I, personally, am not a fan of the snow at all. But, with a blizzard warning in effect for my area, it’s time to start thinking of ways to stay entertained and to avoid that oh so dreaded cabin fever. I thought I would share some tips for all ages that can help prevent anyone stuck inside from going a bit mad.
For so many college students, the new semester is beginning. That means getting back into a routine of getting up, getting ready and heading to classes. Or for me, that means rolling out of bed and sitting on my computer. That’s because all of my classes are completely online. I am currently studying through SUNY Empire State College’s Center for Distance Learning. There is a pretty heavy stigma that can surround online schooling, including the ideas that it is easier or that it isn’t as valid as sitting in a physical classroom. Well, I am here to debunk those myths and help you see if online classes are right for you! Continue reading
New Year’s Resolutions are hard to keep. Let’s be honest. You think of them on January 1st and then you have to remember to keep them for 365 days (or this year 366). Writing them down on your phone or on a piece of paper may work, but what if there was a way to really visualize your goals? There is! You can create a vision board. Want to know more? Read on! Continue reading
It is almost September, which means it is almost time for a lot of people to go back to school. That means early mornings and for many it means rushing out the door at the last minute. So how can you be more efficient in the morning? That is where I can help. During the school year, I am one of those psychotic people who can be ready to be out the door an hour before my class. Here are some of my best tips on how I get the most out of my mornings. Continue reading
Whenever I am on Pinterest, I see a lot of posts about moving into a dorm or tips and tricks for college students who are living at their school of choice. However, I don’t see a lot of posts for people who commute to school daily. Whether it be by car, train or bus, there are thousands of students commuting every day. Here are some of my tips to make that commute a bit easier! Continue reading
Everyone deals with anxiety in some capacity. For some, anxiety comes before a test, presentation or meeting. For others, like myself, anxiety can come at any time. The key is learning how to handle this anxiety no matter where or when it arises.
Taking care of yourself is so important but sadly, it is something that not a lot of people know how to do. Many times, people turn to negative coping mechanisms to deal with the everyday stresses of life. Want to learn how to handle stress and make self care a priority? Keep reading!
I’m back! Did you miss me? I had been suffering from a nasty case of writer’s block but I am back on my game!
Whenever I tell people that I am seeing yet another show either on or off Broadway, I get the same question: “How can you afford all of these shows?” The answer is simple. I am a pro at finding great deals. So if you are looking for some awesome deals to that show you have been dying to see, read on.